Choose for victory : try a V dish to-day.

One of 30 posters in the series: British War Posters available on this site.

Description

Picture of a restaurant menu with a large orange "V" on it. A large black arrow marked "VICTORY DISH" points to the orange "V". At the bottom of the menu is the phrase, "Go Easy with Bread". The background behind the menu is green.

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1 poster : col. ; 0 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 366 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Choose for victory : try a V dish to-day.
  • Alternate Title: Choose for victory, try a V dish today
  • Series Title: British War Posters

Description

Picture of a restaurant menu with a large orange "V" on it. A large black arrow marked "VICTORY DISH" points to the orange "V". At the bottom of the menu is the phrase, "Go Easy with Bread". The background behind the menu is green.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 0 cm.

Notes

Caption printed below image: "'V' on the menu means VICTORY DISH -- a special dish made at the suggestion of the Minister of Food. It is composed of 'ship-savers' such as:-- Potatoes & other Fresh Vegetables, Dried Egg, Cheese."

Stamped on back: "BRITISH INFORMATION SERVICES 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York City"

"Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Chromoworks LTD, London. 51-3548."

Not listed in library catalogs or indexes as of 5/28/2004.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 108
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2115
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 HM Stationery 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc539

Collections

This poster is part of the following collections of related materials.

World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • June 12, 2006, 9:28 p.m.

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  • June 2, 2010, 11:25 a.m.

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Choose for victory : try a V dish to-day., poster, Date Unknown; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc539/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.